• Training and Support Options

    Connected Learning Training & Support

    The Connected Learning Team offer a range of services to support teaching and learning at VU. Click on 'Read More' to find out about training and support options.

    Read More
  • Block Model at VU

    Block Model

    Read about the VU block model and gather all the information you need to be able to teach for it.

    Read More
  • Online Support

    Training and Support

    Click on Read More to book yourself in for an individual online support session.

    Read More
  • Unit Guides

    Automatic Unit Guides Created

    The unit guide generator is editable before students gain access to the unit delivery space

    Read More

VU Collaborate Help provides support and guidance in the practice of blended learning, block teaching and VU Collaborate with training & support, information, guides and tools.

If you are new to VU Collaborate, you can start your journey here

Many instructor guides are also available on video; see them at Video Guides List

Block Model Icon

Block Model

Block Model at Victoria University



Training and Support icon

Training & Support

Workshops, Drop Ins and Specialist VU Collaborate training on offer

New to VU Collaborate icon

New to VU Collaborate

Everything you need to get started with VU’s Learning System



Digital Media Support Icon

Digital Media Support

Video, Web, Innovation Hub

Help Guides icon

Help Guides

Step-by-Step help for VU Collaborate using Help Guides library



Contact Us Icon

Contact Us

Need more help?

image01 01

The Unit Space Home page is the first page you see when you navigate to a unit/course. Similar to VU Collaborate Home, it also contains widgets, tool links on the navbar, and resources that enable you to access your personal information, account settings, and unit/course specific content.


The minibar is your main navigation tool to units/courses and personal settings in VU Collaborate. The minibar contains a link to Home, the unit selector, alerts, and your personal menu.

Space selector

Your units are listed in the space selector, and you can sort them by unit name or by date last accessed. You can also select specific units from the space selector and pin them to the top of the list for easier navigation.Click Load More Courses to expand the space list, or use the Search field to find your unit.


Messages – Email, Instant Messaging messages, and My ePortfolio invites.

Updates – New and updated news posts, upcoming end dates and due dates, new and updated grades, and My ePortfolio item assessments.

Subscriptions – New blog posts, and discussion posts in forums, topics, and specific message threads you subscribed to. Comments left on My ePortfolio items and My ePortfolio subscription notifications.

If you have unread alerts, a red circle appears on the appropriate alert icon.

image02 01

Example of a new unread item in the Update alert

Personal menu

The personal menu contains links to account settings and logout. Click your name on the minibar to open the personal menu.


The navbar is your main navigation tool within a unit/course. It displays the unit/course name, tool links, custom links, and custom link groups. Each unit/course can have its own unique navbar to provide relevant tools and resources.


Further Support

Visit the VU Collaborate Help site at https://vucollaboratehelp.vu.edu.au for up to date information and resources on blended learning or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Contact ITS Service Desk on (03) 9919 2777 or via self-service http://servicedesk.vu.edu.au for further technical support.